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Scout Troops: Learn More About “The Great Task” Youth Leadership Excursion This Summer at Gettysburg

Dear Educators and Youth Leaders, Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg Foundation are pleased to announce new opportunities for youth leadership and service through “The Great Task” Youth Leadership Excursion program, this summer and fall at Gettysburg National Military Park. “The Great Task” Excursions are for high schools, youth groups and organizations that are looking...

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Discounted 2017 Hersheypark Tickets for Scouting Groups

Scouting groups can now take advantage of special online discounts to attend Hersheypark throughout the 2017 summer season! These discounts, designed for for friends and families of Scouting groups, are only available through the New Birth of Freedom Council’s website. In order to buy these specially-discounted tickets, you must purchase the tickets online accessed through...

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2017 University of Scouting

The 2017 New Birth of Freedom Council’s University of Scouting will take place on Saturday, March 25  at Bermudian Springs High School in York Springs.  Registration will open up at 8am and the opening ceremony will begin at 8:45am.  Classes will begin at 9am and run until 4pm.  This year’s event has a lot of...

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2017 National Youth Leadership Training Registration Open

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) in the New Birth of Freedom Council will be held June 11-16, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. The NYLT course is an exciting, action packed program designed to provide youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experiences they can use in their home unit...

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York Scout Shop Part-Time Sales Associate Position Available

The York Scout Shop has a Part Time Sales Associate position open for the right person. The hours are based on Seasonal Customer needs, with plenty of free hours during the summer to spend time with your family and friends doing all those fun Scouting activities. If you are interested or even just want to...

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Fishing Derby April 7-9 at Hidden Valley!

Held April 7-9, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, Fishing Derby 2017 is open to ALL Scouts, parents, and leaders. CUB AND WEBELOS SCOUTS can complete requirements for Fishing and Boating in the new Cub Scout Program. BOY SCOUTS can complete requirements for their Fishing or Fly Fishing merit badge. Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017...

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BSA Addresses Gender Identity

As one of America’s largest youth-serving organizations, the Boy Scouts of America continues to work to bring the benefits of our programs to as many children, families and communities as possible. “While we offer a number of programs that serve all youth, Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting are specifically designed to meet the needs of ...

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2017 Summer Campership Application Available – Deadline to Apply is April 1

The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA believes that every Scout should be given an opportunity to take part in a summer outdoor experience. The council’s Campership Fund was established to ensure that Scouts who, without financial assistance, would not be able to attend camp.  Funding to provide camperships are solicited year-round from individuals, community...

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